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Op Shop Store Manager - Warrnambool
  • Do you want to join one of Victoria’s most recognised not-for-profit animal welfare organisation?
  • Brand new role providing leadership and support while overseeing daily operations of the store
  • Permanent full-time opportunity at our RSPCA Warrnambool Op Shop

About RSPCA Victoria

RSPCA Victoria is a non-government, community-based, not-for-profit organisation whose vision is ‘ending cruelty to all animals’. We are Victoria’s best-known and most respected animal welfare organisation.

Our organisation’s purpose is to work with the community to achieve outstanding animal welfare through education, advocacy, and animal care and protection. RSPCA Victoria’s values - clarity and accountability, respect and consideration, and expertise and collaboration - set clear expectations for all our staff and volunteers.

About the Role

We are recruiting a paid Store Manager to lead our Warrnambool Op Shop volunteer team in a permanent full-time capacity. Reporting to the Op Shop Network Supervisor, you will play a pivotal role in leading the current team of volunteers while overseeing the daily operations of the store to ensure its profitability, sustainability and positive presence within the local community.

What we are looking for from you

  • Previous experience in a retail role is essential, including experience in retail operations, building relationships with internal and external stakeholders and regular reporting responsibilities.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and challenging work environment.
  • Demonstrated experience working collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Previous experience in a leadership role.
  • Sound knowledge of volunteer management related legislation and practices will be favourable.
  • A tertiary qualification in Business (or equivalent) will be highly regarded, but not essential.
  • This position also requires a current and valid Victorian Driver’s License, a National Police Check an a valid Working With Children’s Check.
  • Covid-19; this role will require you to present a valid covid-19 double vaccination certificate.

What we can offer you

  • Encouraged work-life balance and a broad range of leave entitlements, including annual leave, personal leave, additional leave (6 days per year pro-rata), purchased leave, paid parental leave, study leave and paid family and domestic violence leave.
  • Access to a range of mental health and wellbeing supportive initiatives, including confidential counselling services, education programs and access to a wealth of resources.
  • Generous discount on products and services, including Royal Canin pet food, Hush Puppies footwear and RSPCA Victoria retail and vet clinic products and services
  • Salary packaging and novated lease arrangements on offer with leading provider, Maxxia.
  • Access to a range of learning and development opportunities that will benefit and support you in your role.

How to apply

To learn more about our organisation and this job opportunity, please visit our website at and download the Position Description attached to this advertisement for more details. Alternatively, please contact Lisa Alford on 

If this role is of interest to you, submit your application with your cover letter and resume, addressing how you meet the selection criteria. Applications close on Friday the 21st of January, 2022. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt. 

RSPCA Victoria is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and we strongly encourage people from all cultural backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Applicants are welcome to access RSPCA Victoria’s Diversity & Inclusion Policy here

Job Ref: RT000221
Submitted: 06-01-2022

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